Regional News

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Gastro outbreak hits Bowen

Gastro outbreak hits Bowen

BOWEN residents have been urged to take action following a gastroenteritis outbreak.

Sun 14 Oct 2018

Vehicle used to ram raid Andergrove business

Vehicle used to ram raid Andergrove business

Police investigating after car ploughs through store

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Destruction after car crashes into Moranbah home

Destruction after car crashes into Moranbah home

A car has crashed into a home on this morning, causing significant damage.

Thu 11 Oct 2018

Imported firecracker sparks evacuation of Mackay school

Imported firecracker sparks evacuation of Mackay school

Investigation launched after explosive imported from the Netherlands discovered at primary school

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Evidence lost in abseiling death probe

Evidence lost in abseiling death probe

POLICE investigating an abseiling accident in which a man was fatally injured are appealing for public help finding a crucial piece of evidence.

Tue 9 Oct 2018

Cannabis crop seized from Strathdickie property after fire

Cannabis crop seized from Strathdickie property after fire

FIRE crews got more than they bargained for when they allegedly discovered that flames weren't the only thing rising high on a Strathdickie property.

Teenager rushed to hospital

Teenager rushed to hospital

A Cannonvale teenager has undergone surgery on his skull after he came off his bicycle this morning.

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Protective fishing closures set until 2023

Protective fishing closures set until 2023

CLOSURE dates designed to protect coral reef fin fish have been set for the next five years.

Outpouring of support for family devastated by house fire

Outpouring of support for family devastated by house fire

Thousands raised for family within hours of devastating fire

Sat 6 Oct 2018

Queensland towns striking property gold

Queensland towns striking property gold

PARTS of regional Queensland are on the cusp of a real estate revival as they shake off the post-mining boom hangover. SEE WHERE THE BOOM COULD HIT

Fri 5 Oct 2018

Market glut leaves a sour taste

Market glut leaves a sour taste

Proserpine cane farmers warn a 5M tonne drop of subsidised Indian sugar will hurt their industry.

UPDATE: 31yo in The Leap abseiling fall dies in hospital

UPDATE: 31yo in The Leap abseiling fall dies in hospital

A CLIMBER who fell while abseiling at The Leap on Wednesday night has died from his injuries.

Highway cut as truck, minibus collide

Highway cut as truck, minibus collide

THE Bruce Highway is closed and nine people are being treated by paramedics after a truck and minibus collided in north Queensland.

Thu 4 Oct 2018

Boat in middle of busy road after falling from trailer

Boat in middle of busy road after falling from trailer

Emergency crews respond to reports of boat in middle of busy road

Saved $50K but can't crack the housing market

Saved $50K but can't crack the housing market

PRICES might be cooling in Sydney and Melbourne, but they continue to climb in this Aussie city. Locals say they can’t get a look-in.

Man flown to Townsville after fall from skylight

Man flown to Townsville after fall from skylight

RACQ CQ Rescue helicopter transported a 59-year-old Proserpine man to Townsville.

Bright outlook for state’s builders

Bright outlook for state’s builders

THE worst is behind us when it comes to dwelling approval falls in Queensland, according to the HIAs.

Train and car collide west of Mackay

Train and car collide west of Mackay

Emergency services called to train and car crash at Pleystowe

Wed 3 Oct 2018

Woman run over by vehicle airlifted to hospital

Woman run over by vehicle airlifted to hospital

RACQ CQ Rescue goes to aid of woman injured when she was accidentally run over on a Sarina property

BREAKING: 12yo speared in chest while fishing at Slade Point

BREAKING: 12yo speared in chest while fishing at Slade Point

EMERGENCY crews are enroute to McCreadys Creek in Slade Point after reports a child has been speared in the chest.

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